Physically based virtual surgery planning and simulation tools for personal health care systems
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CitationDOĞAN, F., ATILGAN, Y. (2009). Physically based virtual surgery planning and simulation tools for personal health care systems.In ULIERU, M., PALENSKY, P., DOURSAT, R. (eds.). IT Revolution: First International ICST Conference, IT Revolutions 2008, Venice, Italy, December 17-19, 2008, Vol. 11, pp. 69-78.
The virtual surgery planning and simulation tools have gained a great deal of importance in the last decade in a consequence of increasing capacities at the information technology level. The modern hardware architectures, large scale database systems, grid based computer networks, agile development processes, better 3D visualization and all the other strong aspects of the information technology brings necessary instruments into almost every desk. The last decade's special software and sophisticated super computer environments are now serving to individual needs inside "tiny smart boxes" for reasonable prices. However, resistance to learning new computerized environments, insufficient training and all the other old habits prevents effective utilization of IT resources by the specialists of the health sector. In this paper, all the aspects of the former and current developments in surgery planning and simulation related tools are presented, future directions and expectations are investigated for better electronic health care systems.